Publications

Peer reviewed publications

  • Bodó, B., Gervais, D. J., & Quintais, J. P. (2018). Blockchain and smart contracts: the missing link in copyright licensing? International Journal of Law and Information Technology. DOI: 10.1093/ijlit/eay014\
  • Bodó, B., & Giannopoulou, A. The Logics of Technology Decentralization: the Case of Distributed Ledger Technologies. In M. Ragnedda, & G. Destefanis (Eds.), Blockchain and Web 3.0: Social, Economic, and Technological Challenges Routledge, Forthcoming https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3330590
  • Giannopoulou, A. & Ferrari V., Distributed Data Protection and Liability on Blockchains. In S. S. Bodrunova et al. (Eds.), INSCI 2018 Workshops, LNCS 11551, Springer, 2019, pp. 203–211. DOI:10.1007/978-3-030-17705-8_17
  • Quintais, J. P., Bodó, B., Giannopoulou, A. & Ferrari, V., Blockchain and the Law: A Critical Evaluation: [Review of: P. De Filippi, A. Wright (2018) Blockchain and the law : the rule of code]. 2019, In : Stanford Journal of Blockchain Law & Policy. 2, 1, p. 86-112.

Blockchain&Society Research Nodes series

  • Ferrari, V., Quintais, J. P., Giannopoulou, A., & Bodó, B. (2018). Report on the “GDPR, data policy and compliance” workshop organized by the EU Blockchain Observatory. (Blockchain&Society Research Nodes; Vol. 1, No. 1). Institute for Information Law. Download
  • Bodó B. , Quintais J.P., Giannopoulou A., & Ferrari V. (2018). Trust in decentralized data infrastructures. (Blockchain&Society Research Nodes; Vol. 1, No. 2). Institute for Information Law. Download
  • Giannopoulou, A., Bodó, B., Ferrari, V., & Quintais, J. P. (2019), Report on “Validation rules for blockchain research: International workshop on scholarly blockchain research priorities” (Blockchain&Society Research Nodes; Vol. 2, No. 1). Institute for Information Law. Download

Policy documents

  • Bodó, B., van de Pol, J., van Deventer, O., Hoepman, J-H., van den Hoven, J., de Kok, A., … Stevens, M. Dutch Blockchain Research Agenda Download

Events

Press

Talks, conference presentations, workshops

  • B. Bodó (Speaker), D.J. Gervais (Speaker), João Quintais (Speaker), Blockchain and Smart Contracts: The Missing Link in Copyright Licensing? 12 Feb 2018, “Blockchain, Law & Policy workshop”,  Amsterdam, Netherlands. 
  • Bodó, B. (keynote) (10-4-2018). Innovation in the age of distributed ledger technologies, The Future of Digital Innovation in the European Union, Brugge, Belgium.
  • Bodó, B. (keynote) (24-5-2018). Keynote: Trust in Data on Blockhains, Barlaeus dinner, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Bodó, B. (keynote) (28-5-2018). Keynote: Key research questions on blockchain technologies, Advisory Board meeting of the Faculty of Economics and Business, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • J.P. Quintais (Participant), #Blockchain for Good: wat zijn de opbrengsten? 26 Jun 2018, Workshop with members of projects funded by the SIDN fonds under the umbrella program “Blockchain for Good”, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 
  • Bodó, B. (speaker) (4-9-2018). The conditions of doing policy research, 5 Years of Internet Policy Review, Berlin, Germany.
  • Bodó, B. (speaker) (20-9-2018). DECENTRALIZED TECHNOLOGIES AND GOVERNANCE AT SCALE – DE/RE/CONSTRUCTING THE BLOCKCHAIN NARRATIVE, The Internet, Policy & Politics Conference 2018, Oxford, United Kingdom.
  • J.P. Quintais (Speaker), Blockchains and Data Protection: a brief overview, 5 Oct 2018, Workshop: Controlling your data: the competing visions of blockchains and GDPR, part of the Amsterdam Privacy Conference, 5/10/18, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 
  • Bodó, B. (speaker) (8-10-2018). The social organization of distrust: does technology have a role?, Amsterdam Privacy Conference 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Bodó, B. (keynote) (17-10-2018). Will blockchain become a wave in the copyright distribution market?, Seoul Copyright Forum 2018, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.
  • Valeria Ferrari (Speaker), Fare Impresa e Nuove Tecnologie – Uno sguardo al fenomeno blockchain, 22 Oct 2018, Torino, Italy. 
  • J.P. Quintais (Speaker), Blockchains, Smart Contracts and Copyright, 29 Nov 2018,  International Conference on Blockchain, Public Trust, Law and Governance, Groningen, Netherlands, 28 Nov 2018 – 30 Nov 2018. 
  • Valeria Ferrari (Speaker), Unlocking the gateways between law enforcement and blockchain technologies. A study on the enforcement of Anti-Money Laundering policies over crypto-assets, at International Conference on Blockchain, Public Trust, Law and Governance, Groningen, Netherlands, 28 Nov 2018 – 30 Nov 2018. 
  • Bodó, B. (keynote) (30-11-2018). Decentralization, Objectification and the Social Organization of Distrust: Exploring the Logics of Power and Governance through (Blockchain) technology, Blockchain, Public Trust, Law and Governance, Groningen, Netherlands.
  • J.P. Quintais (Speaker), Blockchains, Smart Contracts and Copyright, 3 Dec 2018, Blockchain and Society Policy Research Lab: ERC Advisory Board Meeting. J.P. Quintais (Speaker), Blockchains, Smart Contracts and Copyright, 4 Dec 2018, Validation rules for blockchain research : International workshop on scholarly blockchain research priorities. 
  • Bodó, B. (speaker) (6-12-2018). The social construction of trust, and decentralized technologies, ALFA – Amsterdam Law & Finance Association, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Valeria Ferrari (speaker), Unlocking the gateways between law enforcement and blockchain
  • technologies, JURIX 2018 : 31st International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, Groningen , Netherlands, 12/12/18. (Winner of Doctoral Consortium best paper award).  
  • Bodó, B. (speaker) (21-1-2019). On the notions of “trust” and “trustless”, Blockchain Workshop Theory & Practice, Paris, France.
  • Balázs Bodó (Speaker), Policy questions around decentralized technologies,  Annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 17/02/19, Washington, DC, United States
  • J.P. Quintais (Speaker), Blockchain and Intellectual Property, Max Planck Institute (Max Planck Institute), 02/21/2019 
  • J.P. Quintais (Speaker), Blockchains, Smart Contracts and Copyright: Beyond the Hype, 23 Feb 2019, 7th Annual MIPLC Alumni Conference on Intellectual Property and Competition Law, 
  • Balázs Bodó (Speaker), Trust and decentralization – talk at the interdisciplinary colloquium on Law, Technology and Society, Haifa University Law School, 14 Mar 2019
  • Balázs Bodó (Speaker): How not to “mortgage our future to temporary things” – introducing the research program of the Blockchain&Society Policy Research Lab, Haifa University Law School, 13 Mar 2019
  • J.P. Quintais (Speaker), Blockchain, Smart Contracts and Copyright, 14 Mar 2019, Seminar organized by the Grup de Recerca en Dret Patrimonial, Law School, Pompeu Fabra University (International), 
  • Valeria Ferrari (Speaker), Crypto-assets under European financial law: legal and enforcement issues, TILTing Perspectives 2019, Tilburg University, Netherlands, 17 May 2019.